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Participants in the event Slow Waltz , led by Sergei Driga, from Russia. (Pratyoosh Kashyap | The Collegian)

Rebranding Tradition: International Students Make CSU Feel Like Home

S.C. Pedroza October 7, 2021

It’s close to midnight on a day like any other, as you find yourself walking through the university apartments west of campus. You pass a window and get a sneak peek to the inside: There’s a group...

woman standing in front of colosseum

8 Safety Tips for Female Travelers Going on an Alternative Spring Break

Claire Oliver March 8, 2019

Spring break is a time for rest, relaxation and travel. Alternative spring breaks have become a popular way for students to connect to the world in new and exciting ways. Students can travel to places...

The Ducal Palace is one of Urbinos cultural highlights and can be visible throughout the city. (Nicole Towne | College Avenue)

La Vita Dolce: Peace of Mind and a Bowl of Spaghetti

Nicole Towne September 18, 2018

It’s a late August afternoon. Lunch is over, but dinner hasn’t begun yet. I’m hungry, I make my way over to the Lory Student Center to get something to eat. I order tomato soup and a grilled cheese...

backpack, boots, and CSU cap

3 Tips for Planning a Super Last Minute Spring Break

APotter March 7, 2018
Spring break is just around the corner, make sure to have some fun this year.
El Camino de Santiago: My Pilgrimage Walking 566 Miles Across Northern Spain

El Camino de Santiago: My Pilgrimage Walking 566 Miles Across Northern Spain

Jenna Fischer February 23, 2018
I walked 566 miles across northern Spain on the ancient pilgrimage route of El Camino de Santiago. Read about my journey and CSU's Camino Abroad program.
Hostels are a great place to meet other travelers from all around the world. Poc-Na Hostel in Isla Mujeres, Mexico displays the flags of many different countries on the ceiling. Photo credit: Katie Mitchell

What People Do Not Tell You About Hostels

Jenna Fischer February 21, 2018
Here is the good, the bad and the ugly about staying in low-budget hostels.
A young child raises his hand to a group of entertainers on stilts before the opening ceremonies of the Formula 1 Grand Prix in Manama, Bahrain. Photo by: Tony Villalobos May

Capturing Moments While on the Road

TVillalobos February 12, 2018
Bring your camera on the road, but do not forget your sense of fun at home.
An United States of America passport laying on a world map. Photo credit: Erik Fideor

What You Need To Know Before Applying for Your First U.S. Passport

EFideor February 6, 2018
Applying for a passport is not as hard as you might think, but it takes plenty of preparation.
The front steps of a classroom in Sin Chai village

Your Pics With African Children Do Not Make You Cultured

Lexi Elio January 29, 2018
Social media lets us take and post media with a few simple taps - but just because we can post, does not always mean we should.
Photo by Davis Bonner

Where To Ski Within Two Hours of Fort Collins

Jallen November 27, 2017
Find your inner snow-lover and hit the slopes without killing your gas tank.
Bacharach, Germany, a small town

Step Out of Your Comfort Zone: Studying Abroad

AJ Frankson September 5, 2017
How studying abroad can change your life and your perspective when you least expect it
Cusco, Peru is nestled into the Andes mountains. This could be a study abroad option for you or your significant other! Photo credit: Katie Mitchell

Away From My Love, Help!

Katie Mitchell August 30, 2017
Being away from your significant other while they study abroad can always be hard. We've compiled a list of ideas to help!
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